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of drones including in some cases u.s. citizens. >> reporting details of a 16-page memo outlining the legal justifications for the obama administration's unprecedented use of targeted drone strikes against al-qaeda suspects in foreign fliagsz, including american citizens who pose an imminent threat. the white house went on the defense following that report. >> i want to be clear, legal justification for killing american citizens without any trial. >> i would point you to the ample judicial precedent for the idea that someone who takes up arms against the united states in a war against the united states is an enemy and, therefore, could be targeted accordingly. >> jon: what the hypocrisy here? >> you might be thinking of david jackson's piece in u.s.a. today, what if this was bush's drone policy? and the ren dig in guantanamo and all the things that happened in the bush administration where main stream were fired up and now they have been quiet. you leave it to folks like jon stewart to say, the obama people said that we would be fully transparent the bush administration. >> not at all. it i
Feb 2, 2013 11:30am PST
it to the media whether they needed it. he would talk to republicans. when i was the spokesman for the u.s. ambassador u.n., he welcomed all four from the bush administration. >> imagine if he had been on twitter. [ laughter ] >> and he also has the capacity to challenge obama over israel. he had the power as the mayor of new york and get obama to react. >> that accent wouldn't have come across. >> jon: next on news watch the media swarmed the big easy. . >> what's the dumbest question you've bfn asked today. >> i don't know. probably that one.
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they needed it. he would talk to republicans. when i was the spokesman for the u.s. ambassador u.n., he welcomed all four from the bush administration. >> imagine if he had been on twitter. [ laughter ] >> and he also has the capacity to challenge obama over israel. he had the power as the mayor of new york and get obama to react. >> that accent wouldn't have come across. >> jon: next on news watch the media swawawawawawawa ♪ if loving you is wrong ♪ i don't wanna be right [ record scratch ] what?! it's not bad for you. it just tastes that way. [ female announcer ] honey nut cheerios cereal -- heart-healthy, whole grain oats. you can't go wrong loving it. for their annual football trip. that's double miles you can actually use. tragically, their ddy got sacked by blackouts. but it's our tradition! that's roughing the card holder. but with the capital one venture card you get double miles you can actually use. [ cheering ] any flight, anytime. the scoreboard doesn't lie. what's in your wallet? hut! i have me on my fantasy team. >> what's the dumbest question you've bfn asked today. >
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're not. this is pay back time. >> pay back time for the downgrade, the u.s. debt. >> no. >> make the administration look bad. >> i don't buy it. they're going to start with one, start with s & p and the case go goes-- moody's the justice department is probing moody's among other regulators and looking into-- they're going to see what they can extract from s & p and if they can win in court. >> i know for a fact there have been congressionalal hearings on this. moody's had e-mails we're' talking about, will rate-- >> and in order the same sort of stuff. >> that's what i just said, that's what i just said, that moody's is-- because they're not going to go after them all at the same time if they know-- >> and why moody's first? >> and ultimately though, can this just be a scare tactic, in other words, hey, don't ever think about downgrading america's debt again or... well, look, i hope not. i hope it's not just scare tactics and frankly, i couldn't be happier, i was yelling and screaming in '08, this was fought in plain sight and the conflict of interest of rating something that you